Art Level 2

This course requires you to follow an application process.

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Course code: 24C308

Develop your creative passion with this practical advanced art course. Challenge yourself to learn more complex art skills. You will be introduced to the idea of self-employment and the potential of making money from your new skills.  

when

Dates

From 20 Sep 2024 to 11 Jul 2025
Fri 09:30-12:30

34 weeks

20 Sep 2024

09:30 to 12:30

27 Sep 2024

09:30 to 12:30

04 Oct 2024

09:30 to 12:30

11 Oct 2024

09:30 to 12:30

18 Oct 2024

09:30 to 12:30

08 Nov 2024

09:30 to 12:30

15 Nov 2024

09:30 to 12:30

22 Nov 2024

09:30 to 12:30

29 Nov 2024

09:30 to 12:30

06 Dec 2024

09:30 to 12:30

13 Dec 2024

09:30 to 12:30

20 Dec 2024

09:30 to 12:30

10 Jan 2025

09:30 to 12:30

17 Jan 2025

09:30 to 12:30

24 Jan 2025

09:30 to 12:30

31 Jan 2025

09:30 to 12:30

07 Feb 2025

09:30 to 12:30

14 Feb 2025

09:30 to 12:30

28 Feb 2025

09:30 to 12:30

07 Mar 2025

09:30 to 12:30

14 Mar 2025

09:30 to 12:30

21 Mar 2025

09:30 to 12:30

28 Mar 2025

09:30 to 12:30

04 Apr 2025

09:30 to 12:30

02 May 2025

09:30 to 12:30

09 May 2025

09:30 to 12:30

16 May 2025

09:30 to 12:30

23 May 2025

09:30 to 12:30

06 Jun 2025

09:30 to 12:30

13 Jun 2025

09:30 to 12:30

20 Jun 2025

09:30 to 12:30

27 Jun 2025

09:30 to 12:30

04 Jul 2025

09:30 to 12:30

11 Jul 2025

09:30 to 12:30

where

CITY LEARNING QUARTER 

Old Hall Street

Wolverhampton
WV1 3AU


fees

Fees and concessions

total  total fee  for  this  course: £586.00.

the full tuition fee for this course: £524.50  (

Fee concessions will be discussed on application, many students do not have to pay a course fee.

) . £61.5  for exam fees

who

Wolverhampton Adult Education Service

enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk

Course details

<p>Do you want to develop your creative passion by being able to create your own art work?</p>

<p>Would you like to be self-employed or work in the creative industries?</p>

<p>We offer a range of courses from Entry Level to Level 2 that will help you reach your goal.</p>

<p><strong>Art – an introduction</strong> – Start your creative journey with this short beginner’s course. You will learn basic art skills and how to use various creative media yo give you a taste of this subject. There will also be group discussions about artists’ works and current art exhibitions.  There are opportunities for the use of information learning technology to develop your work, research artists and art movements.</p>

<p><strong>Art Level 1</strong> – Moving on to this Level 1 year-log course you will learn art skills including observational drawing, perspective, scale and proportion and colour theory in more detail.  You will continue to learn to use various media such as pencil, charcoal, ink, watercolour, oils and acrylics and develop your skills further gaining confidence in your abilities.  You will continue to research and discuss various artists’ works and current art exhibitions. </p>

<p><strong>Art Level 2</strong> – As you continue to explore your own creative practice, at this level you will consider the skills needed to explore setting up your own small creative business, ideal if you have ever wanted to find out how to start to make money from your art or craft or work n the creative industries.</p>

Course requirements

<p>Entry to these courses starts with an informal meeting with your teacher. You will need to have a good use of English for each course level. There will be an opportunity to join a separate English, maths or digital skills class if you do not already have a Level 2 qualification in these subjects.</p>

<p>You will need 100% attendance throughout the course to successfully achieve<span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="color:black">.</span></span></span></span></p>

Location

<p>City Learning Quarter, Wolverhampton, WV1 3AU</p>

What are the benefits of this course?

<ul>
<li>If you&#039;re a creative individual, a career in art and design that fosters creativity and innovation may be rewarding for you.</li>
</ul>

<p>These qualifications will provide an opportunity to gain practical skills in creative craft. They will:</p>

<ul>
<li>Introduce you to craft and design materials</li>
<li>Allow you to combine materials to create an art or craft item whilst working safely</li>
<li>Help you use materials, tools and equipment correctly and safely</li>
<li>Develop an understanding of health and safety considerations in the craft environment</li>
<li>Give you opportunities to investigate creative enterprise and employment opportunities in the creative sector</li>
<li>Help you develop analytical and research skills</li>
<li>Evaluate your own work and develop ideas further</li>
<li>Provide you with a basis for progression into further study in craft-related areas</li>
<li>You will gain a valuable addition to your CV to help you get a job or help you to get a better job</li>
<li>You will study in an adult environment with support from a dedicated student services team</li>
<li>You will meet new people, develop your networks and your confidence</li>
<li>Many students will be able to access financial support e.g., course fees, resources, travel, childcare, laptop loan</li>
<li>All the teachers are experts in their subject, fully qualified and experienced</li>
<li>We get excellent feedback from students</li>
<li>You will be given a FREE Microsoft Office 365 account including access to Word, Excel and PowerPoint.</li>
</ul>

How will I learn?

<p>Sessions will be delivered face-to-face including planned sessions, discussions, group activities,  research, tutorials, and demonstrations followed by practical activities giving you the best experience whilst you  prepare in the best way for a move onto the next level of course or into employment. In addition there may be online sessions where you will learn to use Microsoft Teams.  Up to 25% of your course will be independent learning that will involve you carrying out activities outside of the classroom.</p>

<p>Learning support is available if you have a learning disability, let us know on your application if you require support.</p>

How will my progress be monitored and assessed?

<p>Assessment takes place throughout your study in the form of written assignments and the production of a range of items. Your teacher will negotiate assessment plans with you on a regular basis and will give you feedback on how well you are doing.</p>

<p>You will have an Individual Learning Plan, which will be used to record your targets and progress. There are no examinations as you put together a portfolio of evidence that will be assessed by your teacher and moderated externally.</p>

Are there any additional costs?

<p>For many students these courses will be free especially if you are unemployed, please contact Student Services to check your eligibility for funding.</p>

<p>You will need to supply your own writing materials such as pens, paper and folders and you will need to provide your own art materials, the teacher will advise you in your first session. If you do not have a computer or laptop but need to use one for your learning you may be able to loan a laptop and a MiFi dongle to enable you to learn at home.</p>

<p>For information about support with travel, childcare or resource costs please contact Student Services on 01902 551658 or 01902 558180 or please email <a href="mailto:enquiries@aes.wolverhamptonn.gov.uk">enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</a> to check eligibility.</p>

What qualification will I get?

<p>On successful achievment of your course you will be awarded one of the following:</p>

<p>NCFE Entry Level Award in Creative Craft</p>

<p>NCFE Level 1 Award in Creative Craft</p>

<p>NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Craft</p>

What will I be able to do after this course?

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Progression to the next level creative craft course. </span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">You may wish to broaden your skills in other areas such as English, maths or digital skills.</span></span></span></li>
</ul>

<p style="margin-left:11px"> </p>

<p>Successful achievement of the course may lead to a variety of employment opportunities after further study including:</p>

<ul>
<li>Product Designer (£22,000 to £45,000)</li>
<li>Graphic Designer (£18,000 to £35,000)</li>
<li>Artist (£ variable)</li>
</ul>

<p>*Salary information is taken from the National Careers Service March 2024*</p>

Further information

<p>For further information or for careers or educational advice please contact our Student Gateway:</p>

<p>01902 558180 | <a href="mailto:enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk">enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</a> | <a href="http://www.aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk">www.aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</a></p>